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Art League of Houston papers, 1948-1983

Art League of Houston


Collection Information

Size: 4 microfilm reels

Summary: Two scrapbooks, 1948-1983, containing lists of events, members and officers, and printed material; a file on the Art League's program "Tribute to a Texas Artist" honoring E. M. "Buck" Schiwetz, 1983, containing letters of congratulations to Schiwetz from artists and others, and clippings and printed material. Also included are 18 file books, 1961-1979, containing correspondence with members, annual and treasurer's reports, newsletters, exhibition invitations, clippings and printed material about events and activities sponsored by the Art League; photographs of the Art League building in Houston and guests at Schiwetz's tribute dinner; and reproductions of works by Schiwetz.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art Society; Houston Texas. Founded in 1948 to assist and promote the work of Houston artists. It was incorporated in 1953.


Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project. Lent for microfilming 1983 by the Art League of Houston.

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Art League of Houston.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 3353-3356 available for use only at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Art League of Houston papers, 1948-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.